Loving Vs. Virgini California V. Bakke

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“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase" —Martin Luther King, Jr.This statement implies that if someone 's current situation is not good or where they would expect it to be. And they don 't know what is to happen and they don 't want to take a risk in life if they kept moving forward. People need to learn not to be judgmental and have faith in themselves. People have to be willing to put them self out there. Everything is not guaranteed to always work perfectly. What is life without the experience. All three of these cases influenced the civil rights movement by making blacks equal to whites: Loving v. Virginia, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and University of California v.…show more content…
In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the state of Virginia made a law where the marriage of whites and blacks together was illegal. The state of Virginia punished all whites and blacks who went against this law. In the end, the Supreme Court came to a conclusion that the state of Virginia was very wrong. They ruled on the side of the citizens. If this would not have happened, who knows what the world would be like today. This case is valuable to the civil rights movement because it gives people the right to marry who ever they want to marry. In the case of Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, they were trying to separate the whites from the blacks in schools. People knew that most students rode the bus to school. That would be a huge part of their plan. Separating the whites from the blacks on the buses. This plan backfired in their face. It made schools more equal for both even though the blacks were more poor. The case of Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education is important because kids have to realize that all people are equal. Everyone deserves the right to
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